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  • Feds Freeze Millions In Grants To UConn After Conflict-Of-Interest Probe

    Feds Freeze Millions In Grants To UConn After Conflict-Of-Interest Probe
    The National Science Foundation has suspended millions of dollars in research grants to UConn after revelations that two UConn professors used more than $250,000 in grant money for no-bid purchases of equipment from a company they control. The...
  • Illing Middle School learns it's 'Cool to Be Kind'

    On April 24, students at Illing Middle School learned that kindness can go a long way during the school's "Cool to Be Kind" assembly. Students were treated to a performance from spoken word artist and motivational speaker Michael "Chief" Peterson....
  • Glastonbury Pays For Going Against Nature

    Glastonbury Pays For Going Against Nature
    Since the mid-17th century, Connecticut residents have slowly imprisoned the river that gave the state its name. What once was a freely meandering stream is gradually being converted into a stone-lined, albeit gracefully curved and still beautiful,...
  • A Proactive, Impactful Look At Words I Despise

    A Proactive, Impactful Look At Words I Despise
    Although I love language, there are certain words that make me break out in hives. I have an allergic reaction when I see or hear them: I shiver as my temperature rises, I turn a mottled shade somewhere between mauve and crimson and my jaw clamps shut....
  • Wethersfield High Student's Cancer Research Study Wins Scholarships

    Wethersfield High Student's Cancer Research Study Wins Scholarships
    WETHERSFIELD — Jacqueline Klepinger knew she would receive a Connecticut Science Fair award, but she didn't know which one. Unfortunately, she couldn't attend the March 14 award ceremony. The junior at Wethersfield High School and the Greater...
  • Committee Eliminates Money For New Charter Schools

    Committee Eliminates Money For New Charter Schools
    HARTFORD — The legislature's appropriations committee offered a version of the state budget Monday that brought mixed news for students, ranging from the inclusion of funding for extended-day programs in the neediest school districts and...
  • Few Arrests Made During UConn's Spring Weekend

    Few Arrests Made During UConn's Spring Weekend
    STORRS — State police made nine arrests on drug and drunken-driving charges and University of Connecticut police made two arrests in connection to the university's Spring Weekend. Troopers made four narcotics arrests and three for driving under the...
  • Why White Folk Just Don't See It

    Why White Folk Just Don't See It
    Why is anyone's gut reaction upon seeing the Spirit Rock on the UConn campus painted "Black Lives Matter," earlier this month, to find a bucket of gold paint and paint over the word "Black" so as to make the otherwise obvious statement, "Lives Matter?"...
  • Home Remedies: When The Doctor Prescribes Duct Tape For Warts

    Home Remedies: When The Doctor Prescribes Duct Tape For Warts
    When it comes to caring for everyday ailments, your grandmother had it right. Those home remedies she concocted with ingredients from her kitchen cabinet for upset stomachs, bee stings, coughs and a host of other everyday maladies have held up well over...
  • Windham Theatre Guild Leader's Enduring Impact On His Community

    Windham Theatre Guild Leader's Enduring Impact On His Community
    Victor Funderburk had never seen a play until his freshman year at the University of Connecticut. He doesn't remember what that play was, but he does remember thinking how he might have improved the student production. "I sat there saying, wow, this...
  • Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories

    Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories
    Author, essayist and UConn professor William Jelani Cobb will speak at a free Salon at Stowe event on Thursday, April 30, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. The Center's executive director, Katherine Kane, will be...